The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 97 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 24 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.92% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 3.49% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Average daily rate £500 £414 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.84% -11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £464 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +17.50%
PMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
605 716 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.81% 26.40% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 297 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 8 £500 +31.14% 2
Bracknell - 4 £463 -
Newbury +9 3 £525 +10.52%
Slough +5 1 £638 +104.00%
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 53 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 46 (86.79%) PRINCE2
3 42 (79.25%) Project Management
4 23 (43.40%) Telecoms
4 23 (43.40%) Finance
5 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.87%) Change Management
6 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (16.98%) Degree
8 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
9 7 (13.21%) LAN
9 7 (13.21%) CRM
9 7 (13.21%) WAN
9 7 (13.21%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.32%) Firewall
10 6 (11.32%) Workflow
11 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.43%) Windows
11 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
11 5 (9.43%) Legal
11 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
12 4 (7.55%) SDLC
12 4 (7.55%) Change Control
12 4 (7.55%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (7.55%) APMP
12 4 (7.55%) Amdocs

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.66%) Maya
3 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) LAN
1 7 (13.21%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
3 4 (7.55%) MPLS
3 4 (7.55%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
1 23 (43.40%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.75%) IT Manager
3 10 (18.87%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Programme Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) OSS Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Project Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Project Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) PMI
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) AIX
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) PRINCE2
2 42 (79.25%) Project Management
3 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Change Management
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.21%) CRM
6 7 (13.21%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (11.32%) Workflow
8 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Change Control
9 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.55%) Process Management
9 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
9 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) APMP
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) CISSP
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) GCIA
7 1 (1.89%) ISEB
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO 14001
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) P3O
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Amdocs
1 4 (7.55%) BT
1 4 (7.55%) Remedy
2 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
2 3 (5.66%) Huawei
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Nokia
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.89%) BMC
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) EMC
4 1 (1.89%) SAP